Keith and Renee Coulter, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachael Coulter, Los Angeles, Calif., to Ethan Heberer, Los Angeles, Calif., son of Michele Heberer, Washington, and John and Amanda Heberer, Foley.

Al and Cathy Cordia, St. Clair, announce the engagement of their daughter, Pamela Renee Hinson, St. Clair, to Stanley Cain, St. Clair, son of Stanley and Dellavan Cain, St. Clair.

Brian and Victoria (Caldwell) Burton, Union, announce the birth of a daughter, Katherine Leigh Burton. Born June 6, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.

JR Hardy and Carrie (Hansen) Hardy, Catawissa, announce the birth of a son, Jakob Richard Hardy. Born July 23, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces.

Scott and Mary Smith, Leslie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Turner, Beaufort, to Jeremy Voss, son of Gary and Lisa Voss, Beaufort.

Dustin and Andrea Bailey would like to announce the birth of their son. Isaac Michael Bailey was born June 29, 2018, at 3:56 p.m. at Mercy Hospital Washington. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Samantha Oden and Michael Batagianis, Pacific, announce the birth of a son, Cashton Batagianis. Born July 19, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, he weighed 7.7 pounds.

Stanley and Carol-Lou Koepke, Pacific, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, with a celebration at the Trowel Club in Pacific. Friends and family are invited to join them in this celebration from 1 to 5 p.m.

Charles and Kathleen Davis announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren L. Davis, Washington, to James M. Campbell, Washington, son of Walter and Susan Campbell.

Denver and Georgia Nichols, Labadie, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary July 20, 2018. Mr. Nichols and the former Miss Schmitt were united in marriage July 20, 1963, at St. Clare Catholic Church.

Tim and Kristin (Langkopf) Fick, Lake Ozark, announce the birth of a son, Titus Benjamin Fick. Born July 8, 2018, at Capital Region Medical Center, Jefferson City, he weighed 7 pounds.

Jamie Witzig and Jennifer (Pepper) Witzig, Labadie, announce the birth of a daughter, Vivian Lynn Witzig. Born May 11, 2018, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, she weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces.

Michelle (Griesheimer) Lepper and Kyle Lepper, Union, announce the birth of twins, a daughter, Lily Marie Lepper and a son, Asher Aiden Lepper. Born April 11, 2018, in Washington, both weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces.

Brian and Shelley Moore, Villa Ridge, wish to announce the wedding of their daughter, Savanah Rae, to Jared Robert, son of Jeff and Lisa Delmain, Villa Ridge.

Sean and Rachel Griesheimer, Olathe, Kan., announce the birth of a daughter, Eloise Ann Griesheimer. Born May 14, 2018, at Overland Park Region Medical Center, she weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Fredrick and Anna Mae Mantels, Villa Ridge, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary July 7, 2018, at a private dinner with family and friends.

Michael and Sharon Chilovich of Washington were united in marriage July 6, 1968, at the First Presbyterian Church, Sullivan. Sharon is the daughter of the late Andrew and Beulah Gullet, formerly of Sullivan. Mike is the son of the late Frank and Virginia Chilovich, formerly of Gray Summit.

Samuel Aufmuth and Andrea Aufmuth, née Florence, announce the birth of a son, Ryder Nathaniel Aufmuth. Born April 17, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces.

Adam and Becky (Kleekamp) Brune, New Haven, announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Elizabeth Brune. Born June 1, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces.

Bob and Cindy Hieston, Jamestown, Ind., announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Hieston, Marthasville, to Alex Meyer, Washington, son of Jon and Peggy Meyer, Washington.

Robert and Debbie Thomas, Marthasville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Thomas, New Haven, to Elliot Whitcraft, New Haven, son of Charlie and René Whitcraft.

Gary and Ann Replogle, Washington, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, June 22, 2018, with a dinner party given by their children. The couple will continue their celebration aboard an Alaskan cruise with their sister and brother-in-law from Springfield, who will be celebrating …

Jaxon Scott Bennett was born June 15, 2018, to Katelin Schafler and Scott Bennett. He was 8 pounds exactly and was born in Mercy Hospital Washington at 6:40 p.m.

Jesse Duncan and Hannah Kessels would like to announce their upcoming wedding Oct. 20, 2018, in Villa Ridge.

Ronald and Caroyln Bierbaum, Augusta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lea Bierbaum, Augusta, to Luke Hasenjaeger, Marthasville, son of Darrell and Linda Hasenjaeger, Marthasville.

Ronald and Sara (Thomas) Roemer, St. Clair, joyfully announce the birth of their son, Finnley Mitchell Roemer. Born Feb. 11, 2018, at 2:31 a.m. at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, he weighed 8 pounds and was 20 1/4 inches long.

Fletcher and Colleen Simons, Union, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary by taking an Alaskan cruise with their children, grandchildren and other family members.

Brian and Allissa (Wilson) Abbott, Springfield, joyfully announce the birth of a son, Finnick Stark Abbott, born June 5, 2018, at Cox Medical Center. Finnick, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces, is welcomed by siblings Keira Lynne Abbott, age 5, and Jameson O’Brien Abbott, age 2 1/2.

Joe and Amanda (Biermann) Leesmann, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Adeline Sue Leesmann. Born June 7, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Robert and Beth (Kuenzel) Lee, Overland Park, Kan., announce the birth of a son, Parker Thomas Lee. Born June 7, 2018, at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kan., he weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 1/4 inches long.

Brent and Leslie (Rose) Glover, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Clara Rose Glover. Born June 1, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

We would like to announce the upcoming marriage of Meagan Sue Zerna, a 2015 graduate of Pacific High School, from Villa Ridge, to Tyler Wayne Nelson, a 2014 graduate of Pacific High School, from Villa Ridge.

Max and Rebecca Iler, Union, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Paige Iler, Columbia, to Caleb Lee Howard Gortney, Columbia, son of Randy and Lanett Gortney, Union.

John E. and Vivian Anglin, Washington, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this Friday, June 8, 2018. Mr. Anglin and the former Miss Poole were united in marriage June 8, 1968, in Alexandria, Va. Father Brown officiated at the ceremony.

Alex and Sarah (Ruf) Heeger, Oberlin, Kan., announce the birth of a son, Hank Jeffrey Heeger. Born May 14, 2018, in Norton, Kan., he weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces.

Francis (Sonny) Alfermann and Mary Alice Alfermann, Washington, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering at their home in Washington.

Steven and Mindy Gerstner, Union, announce the birth of a son, George Robert Gerstner. Born May 10, 2018, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Creve Coeur, he weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces.

Timmy and Jenna (Holdmeyer) Tobben, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Benjamin Timothy Tobben. Born April 20, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Al and Marge Wildt, Washington, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 25, 2018, with a private party. Mr. Wildt and the former Miss Straatmann were united in marriage May 25, 1968, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Washington.

Derald and Sheila Deppe, Pershing, announce the engagement of their daughter, Julianna Deppe, to Jon Meyer, son of Jon and Peggy Meyer, Washington.

Nick and Pat Baravik, Augusta, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 11, 2018. The couple were united in marriage May 11, 1968, in Hawaii.

Lisa Breer, Washington, and Walter “Vinny” Pearson, St. Clair, announce the birth of a son, Lonnie Joseph Pearson. Born March 21, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, he weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Linda Orrell, Washington, is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Erin Orrell, to Marc Murray, son of Michelle Murray, South Carolina state.

Michelle Ann Guehne will marry Luke Donald Otten on May 12, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Haven.

Bobby and Alicia (Bleckman) Ferkel, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Titan Jacob Ferkel. Born April 25, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces.

Mr. and Mrs. David Gieselman, of Corder, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Gieselman, to Quinton DiNovi, son of Mr. and Mrs.Tom DiNovi, of Villa Ridge.

Ryan and Amanda (Kriete) Polston, Marthasville, announce the birth of a son, Bryce Charles Polston. Born March 20, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces.

Nick and Katie (Mishler) Straatmann, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Madelyn Marie Straatmann. Born March 22, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 17.5 inches long.

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